40% Pinot Noir (5% still PN included); 40% Pinot Meunier; 20% Chardonnay from premier cru vineyards in the Montagne de Reims (Ludes, Chigny-les-Roses and Villers-Allerande). Between 20-40% reserve wines. Malolactic fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Aged four years on the lees, another 6 months after disgorgement. Dosage: 10 g/l. This is Lot # L. 35. 2008 base vintage. 2014 release.
Peachy-pink. Tertiary notes of mussel shell and moss allied to a brisk berried tartness. Strawberry parfait with the acidity of a ripe blood orange. Chalky wash at the end with a savory streak even further down below. If it’s OK for rosé to be intriguing this one certainly is. Now.